6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

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Surveys suggest that as of 2010, approximately 30% of employers are using Facebook to screen potential employees - even more than those who check LinkedIn, a strictly professional social networking site. To avoid missing out on a career opportunity, avoid these common Facebook faux-pas.
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